The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean
Vacancy for: Public Information and Media Relations Officer. Duty station: Naples, Italy
Posting period – 11 September 2020
ORGANISATIONAL SETTING AND REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) is an international organization of 34 member and associate countries of the Euro-Mediterranean and Gulf regions. The main objective of
PAM is to forge political, economic and social cooperation among the member states in order to find common solutions to the challenges facing the region, and to foster peace and prosperity for the
Mediterranean peoples. PAM is the centre of excellence for regional parliamentary diplomacy, and a unique forum of discussion among its member states, which are represented on equal footing. The
staff of the Secretariat assists the PAM President, the PAM Bureau, all members and the Secretary General in the execution of their mandate and is responsible for the follow-up on the decisions taken by the Assembly providing coordination, assistance and support to the work of the three Standing Committees (SC) and all other bodies established under PAM.
This position is located at the Regional Office of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean (PAM) in Naples, Italy.
Within the delegated author…
Communications: Excellent communication skills, including the ability to draft/edit a variety of written
communication pieces and to articulate ideas in a clear, concise style, tailored to different groups of stakeholders; demonstrated ability to produce clear and aesthetic communications for disseminationto a wide range of audiences.
Technology: Fully proficient in computer skills; experience with website and social media management; experience with publication design and related software (Microsoft Publisher, Adobe
Suite, etc.); experience with multimedia and related photo and video editing software.
Professionalism: Good knowledge and understanding of the Mediterranean area at large; good understanding of the working of PAM, in particular as this relates to regional action and initiatives,
and to the workings of inter-parliamentary mechanisms; ability to apply good judgment in the context of assignments given; ability to plan own work and manage conflicting priorities; impeccable attention to detail. High cultural awareness and sense for diplomacy.
Teamwork: Good interpersonal skills and ability to establish and maintain effective partnerships and working relations in a multi-cultural multi-ethnic environment with sensitivity and respect for diversity, including gender balance.
Advanced University degree (Master’s degree or equivalent), preferably in journalism, international relations or related field, communications, public relations, media studies, public relations, media technology or any related social science.
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in the above-mentioned areas is required. Work experience in parliamentary organizations, diplomatic service and/or international organizations is desirable.
Evaluation of qualified candidates includes an assessment exercise, followed by a competency-based
English, French and Arabic are the working languages of the PAM Secretariat. Fluency in English and
French is required for this post. Additional fluency or good working knowledge in Arabic is an asset;
Knowledge of Italian or other regional languages is desirable.
Depending on professional background, experience and family situation, a competitive compensation apply for this opportunity, please send your resume and a cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org and email@example.com quoting in the subject title: Public Information Officer Contact: Mr. Mario Bracco Barcina Head of Administration and Protocol Parliamentary Assembly of the Mediterranean PAM Office – Geneva, Switzerland E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org